We delight in bringing great books from around the world to readers and are always on the lookout for new, talented people to build our company through many and varied roles. If you would like a career in publishing we hope you consider Penguin Random House.

Penguin Random House is the world’s largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann, one of the foremost media companies in the world. Penguin Random House New Zealand offers a range of opportunities in editorial, sales, marketing, finance, technology and other areas. If you are looking for a career in publishing, we hope you find what you’re looking for on this page. But if you don’t, please help us to improve by contacting us

Careers FAQ's

How do I apply for a job at Penguin Random House New Zealand?

Employment opportunities at Random House New Zealand are advertised online including via our Twitter and Facebook pages, on and the Publishers Association of New Zealand website. If you would like to submit your resume for our consideration please send to our human resources department, the contact details are listed below.

Customer Services
Phone: +64 9 442 7400

Do you hire editorial freelancers, graphic designers or illustrators?

Penguin Random House New Zealand is always interested to hear from experienced freelance editors and proofreaders and from graphic designers and illustrators. Please send a covering letter, your CV, and - in the case of illustrators and designers - some recent examples of your work to

If you wish to post them then please send to:
Manuscript Submissions
c/- Publishing
Penguin Random House New Zealand
Private Bag 102902
North Shore
Auckland 0745
New Zealand

Do you take interns or work experience students?

Penguin Random House New Zealand provides limited opportunities for people to undertake unpaid work experience placements in a variety of publishing functions such as Editorial, Publicity and Marketing. Work experience will enable you to learn about how the organisation and its different departments work. You will have the chance to develop and practice your publishing skills and to talk to people within the industry. Please be aware that not all requests for work experience can be accommodated and due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to reply to every applicant individually.

If you are interested in an internship or work experience with Penguin Random House New Zealand, please send your CV and a cover letter to